The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Park River at
Grafton. It's going to reach 14.5 feet, major flood stage, next Tuesday
and Wednesday, then drop to 12.5 feet next Thursday. It'll increase rapidly
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
The Forest River at Minto will ascend rapidly too. Its highest forecasted
elevation is eight-and-a-half-feet, next Wednesday. That'd be moderate flood stage.
The Pembina River at Walhalla's expected to reach 12-feet Monday. That's
one-foot over minor flood stage. Then it's expected to come back down to just
under ten-feet next Thursday. The Pembina River at Neche will make a huge jump
this weekend from about five-and-a-half-feet all the way up to 21-feet next Tuesday.
That's nearly 16-feet in four-days. 21-feet is one-half-foot over major flood stage
at Neche. Then it's expected to drop to just under 19-feet, moderate flood stage,
The National Weather Service forecasts a steep climb on the Red River
at Pembina, from 26-feet to 47-point-four-feet next Thursday afternoon. That would
be moderate flood stage. At Drayton, the Red River's expected to reach 38.5 feet
next Thursday. That's a 14-foot increase in the next five-days. The Red River at
Oslo's at 26-point-two-feet and rising. Its highest forecasted elevation so far is
35-point-seven-feet next Thursday afternoon.
Two Rivers at Hallock will reach 809-point-nine-feet above sea level next
Tuesday and stay at that level through Wednesday before a gradual descent is
expected. That's one-tenth of a foot below major flood stage in Hallock.
These forecasted elevations are not crests. Right now they're forecasted
readings for the next five to six days.
That's the latest flood update.